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BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Olive KitteridgeTitle to be discussed: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Date of meeting: Thursday, Oct. 22, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room; repeated Friday, Oct. 23, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room....

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie SocietyTitle to be discussed: Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Date of meeting: Thursday, Sept. 24, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room....

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- BOOKS ON THE BAYOU DISCUSSION

Their Eyes Were Watching GodTitle to be Discussed: Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston. Date: Saturday, October 31, 1:00pm, Earl Elliott Room. Summary: "Janie Crawford, a Southern Black woman in the 1930's, journeys from being a free-spirited girl to a woman of independence and substance."

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What's new at the Barbara Bush Library?

The Barbara Bush Library Friends newsletter for September 2009 is now ready for viewing.

This issue includes

     Page 1 Book Fair September 5;  Barbara Bush Library is Tops in Circulation

     Page 2 Museum Of Fine Arts Exhibit Coming Here: “Once upon a time: telling stories through clay”

     Page 3 FREE ESL Training; Workforce Solutions Returns; Dave is appreciated; Hurricane Season is here

     Page 4 Database Demo: Business Research

     Page 5 Children’s Services programs

     Page 6 Young Adult Events;  Writing Contest Winners

     Page 7 Adult Book Clubs

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"THIS I BELIEVE:" BOOKS ARE A PRIORITY

KUHF-Houston Public Radio (88.7 FM) sponsors a daily five-minute series entitled "This I Believe," a national project designed to engage people to write and record the core values and beliefs that guide their daily lives. The hallmark of this program is sharing the guiding principles of average citizens...our neighbors, our coworkers and the people with whom we worship. On Friday, August 28, 2009, the entry was submitted by a local Woodlands resident.  Carolyn Boyd is an educator, currently teaching at the John Cooper School. Among her many joys is reading. Carolyn says it's been a life-long pursuit and as she explains in her essay for KUHF's "This I Believe", books will be a priority for her, for the rest of her life.

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